Panos Constantinides

Professor of Digital Innovation

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    Panos Constantinides is Professor of Digital Innovation and Digital Learning Lead for Executive Education at Alliance Manchester Business School. He holds a PhD from the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and he is a Fellow of the Cambridge Digital Innovation Centre. Panos leads the Digital Transformation Research Group at Alliance Manchester Business School.

    His research focuses on the transformative potential of digital technology, including digital platforms, infrastructures and artificial intelligence. His research has been published in journals such as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of Business Venturing and Organisation Studies, among others. His research has also appeared in Concurrences, Competition Policy International, PYMNTS, Thinkers50, MIT Sloan Management Review, ZDnet and other media outlets.

    Panos currently serves as a Senior Editor at MIS Quarterly and Senior Editor at Information & Organization. He has previously served as Senior Editor for the ISR Special Issue on Platforms and Infrastructures in the Digital Age, which examined the digital transformation of platform ecosystems across various sectors.

    Panos regularly engages in executive and professional events on  the transformative potential of digital technology. He has previously co-organized a number of Digital Health Forum events, which aimed at facilitating knowledge exchange between senior practitioners and policy leaders embedded in the digital innovation ecosystem, including entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors and academics. In addition to these outreach and engagement activities, Panos is a regular contributor to Executive Education courses with an emphasis on topics related to digital leadership and transformation.

    Currently, Panos serves as the Digital Learning Lead for Executive Education at Alliance Manchester Business School. In this post, he is responsible for developing a digital business strategy for developing and deploying open programmes for Executive Education including purely online courses.

    He has received research, editorial and teaching awards, including the British Academy Rising Star Award for research contributions in digital infrastructures and platforms, the MISQ Outstanding Associate Editor award, and multiple awards for teaching at the MSc, MBA, and Executive Education programs.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

    Education/Academic qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy, Judge Business School

    Oct 2002Nov 2005

    Award Date: 12 Nov 2005

    Master of Philosophy, Judge Business School

    Oct 2001Sep 2002

    Award Date: 18 Sep 2002

    Bachelor of Science, New York University

    Sep 1996May 2000

    Award Date: 12 May 2000

    External positions

    Senior Editor, MIS Quarterly

    Jan 2022Jan 2024

    Associate Editor, MIS Quarterly

    Jan 2016Dec 2021

    Areas of expertise

    • H Social Sciences (General)
    • Digital transformation
    • Digital Health
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Strategy

    Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

    • Digital Futures
    • Christabel Pankhurst Institute


    • Digital Innovation
    • Digital Transformation
    • Digital Platforms
    • Digital Health
    • Digital Entrepreneurship